Category Archives: Education

Groundbreaking for Clemson historical markers set for April 12

CLEMSON — A groundbreaking set for Tuesday signals both the spot where a new historical marker will be erected and the launch of a new commitment to tell Clemson University’s full history. The public event will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Lee Hall courtyard to commemorate a nearby site where the marker will be…
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National Science Foundation awards research fellowships to 7 Clemson students

CLEMSON — Seven Clemson University students have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation, and five others received honorable mention awards in the national competition. The National Science Foundation offers three-year graduate research fellowships to students in science, engineering, mathematics, technology and some social sciences. Each year, college seniors and early graduate students…
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Furman University honors distinguished alumni at Bell Tower Ball

[gallery size="large" ids="3483,3485,3487"] Greenville, SC – Furman University recently honored three distinguished alumni at their inaugural Bell Tower Ball, which took place at the TD Convention Center on April 2. The event celebrated the accomplishments of the Furman family and honored three alumni for their professional achievements in their field and for their continued display of generosity, service,…
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Wofford College receives grant from Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative

[caption id="attachment_3478" align="alignnone" width="382"] Wofford's Dr. Courtney Dorroll, director of the college's MENA program, has received a Stevens Initiative grant that will span across disciplines, including religion, government, languages, literature and Middle East and North African studies. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford College has received a two-year grant to use virtual exchange to increase cross-cultural…
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Growing biomedical industry draws gathering of experts to Greenville

[caption id="attachment_3500" align="alignnone" width="604"] Guigen Zhang, right, is helping organize a conference that shows the strength of the Greenville area’s biomedical industry. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] GREENVILLE — Some of the nation’s top researchers in biology-inspired engineering chose Greenville for their annual gathering thanks in large measure to the area’s thriving community of biomedical businesses, according to a…
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Spartanburg Methodist College announces new vice president for professional development and design

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Spartanburg Methodist College announces Courtney Shelton as the college’s first vice president for professional development and design, effective April 1, 2016. Shelton brings to SMC 10 years of experience in developing programming for higher education. Most recently, she directed the Impact and Launch Programs in The Space at Wofford College, where she mentored,…
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High school students to attend Imagine TCTC

PENDLETON --- High school students are invited to experience the exciting STEM-related opportunities Tri-County Technical College has to offer by attending Imagine TCTC, a Campus Visit Experience, scheduled for April 7. Around 200 sophomores, juniors and seniors from area high schools will attend the event set for 9 -11 a.m. at the Pendleton Campus. “It’s a chance for…
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Clemson holding inaugural Give Day to support student, faculty needs

CLEMSON — Clemson University will hold its inaugural Give Day April 6 in an effort to unite the Clemson Family in support of student, faculty and facility needs. The event will provide students, faculty, staff, fans and alumni the ability to show their support of Clemson University. As the Will to Lead capital campaign enters the…
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Lectures, theater performances highlight month

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Guest lectures and theatrical performances highlight events at Wofford College in April. All events are open to the public and are free of charge unless otherwise noted. Please check the online calendar atcalendar.wofford.edu for frequent updates. For athletics events, please go to athletics.wofford.edu. For more information, contact Laura Corbin atwoffordnews@wofford.edu or 864-597-4180.…
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Furman graduate named Rangle Fellow

Natalia Arenas, a 2015 Furman University graduate from Simpsonville, has been selected as a Fellow in the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program. In a highly competitive nationwide process, Arenas was one of only 30 Fellows to be selected for the program. The Rangel Program is a collaborative effort between the U.S. State Department and…
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